|Years active||1975-1981, 2004-Present|
|Associated acts||Psychic TV, Coil, Chris & Cosey|
Cosey Fanni Tutti
Throbbing Gristle (formed on September 3, 1975, in London) are a British Avant-Garde group that evolved from the performance art group COUM Transmissions. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland A music genre is a categorical and typological construct that identifies musical sounds as belonging to a particular category and type of music that can be distinguished from other Avant-garde (avɑ̃gaʁd in French) means "advance guard" or "vanguard Experimental music is a term introduced by composer John Cage in 1955 Industrial music is a loose term for a number of different styles of Experimental music, especially but not necessarily Electronic music. This article is about Performance art For other uses see Performance (disambiguation In the Music industry, a record label can be a Brand and a Trademark associated with the Marketing of music recordings and Music Industrial Records was a Record label established in 1976 by art/music group Throbbing Gristle. Mute Records is a Record label formed in 1978 by Daniel Miller primarily to release his own single "T Psychic TV (sometimes spelled Psychick TV) or PTV, is a video art and music group that primarily performs psychedelic punk electronic and experimental music Chris & Cosey are a band formed in 1981 consisting of partners Chris Carter and Cosey Fanni Tutti, both previously members of Industrial music pioneers "Neil Megson" redirects here For the soccer player see Neil Megson (soccer. Peter Martin Christopherson, aka Sleazy (born February 27, 1955) is a musician video director and designer and former member of the influential British See also List of unusual personal names Chris Carter was born in 1953 in London, England. He is best known for being a synthesist and founder member of Throbbing Gristle and Chris & Cosey Events 36 BC - In the Battle of Naulochus, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, Admiral of Octavian, defeats Sextus Pompeius Year 1975 ( MCMLXXV) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. Avant-garde (avɑ̃gaʁd in French) means "advance guard" or "vanguard This article is about Performance art For other uses see Performance (disambiguation COUM Transmissions was a Performance art group interested in pushing boundaries influenced by Dada and the Merry Pranksters The band consists of:
The history of Throbbing Gristle is divided into two separate articles.
Throbbing Gristle's confrontational live performances and use of often disturbing imagery, including pornography and photographs of Nazi concentration camps, gave the group a notorious reputation. Pornography or porn is the explicit depiction of Sexual subject matter with the sole intention of sexually exciting the viewer Nazism, which was a short name for National Socialism (Nationalsozialismus refers primarily to the Ideology and practices of the National Socialist German Internment is the imprisonment or confinement of people commonly in large groups without trial However the group always maintained that their mission was to challenge and explore the darker and obsessive sides of the human condition rather than to make attractive music. Throbbing Gristle pioneered the use of pre-recorded tape-based 'samples', and made extensive use of special effects to produce a distinctive, highly distorted background, usually accompanied by lyrics or spoken-word performances by Genesis P-Orridge. In Music, sampling is the act of taking a portion or sample, of one Sound recording and reusing it as an instrument or element of a new recording
In 1977 they released their debut recording, The Second Annual Report. The Second Annual Report is a landmark release by Industrial music pioneers Throbbing Gristle. Although pressed in a limited initial run of 786 copies on the band's own Industrial Records label, it was later re-released due to high demand on Mute records, however this later release was reversed with all tracks playing backwards and in reverse order. Industrial Records was a Record label established in 1976 by art/music group Throbbing Gristle. This was followed by a series of albums, singles and live performances over a four year period.
On 29 May 1981, Throbbing Gristle performed at the Kezar Pavilion in San Francisco, California, USA. Kezar Pavilion, located adjacent to Kezar Stadium, is an indoor Arena in the southeast corner of Golden Gate Park, San Francisco California. The City and County of San Francisco is the fourth most populous city California ( is a US state on the West Coast of the United States, along the Pacific Ocean. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the This concert marked the end of the group and its mission. As Cosey succinctly put it, "TG broke up because me and Gen broke up".
Genesis P-Orridge and Peter Christopherson went on to form Psychic TV, whilst Cosey Fanni Tutti and Chris Carter continued to record together under the names of Chris and Cosey and Creative Technology Institute. Psychic TV (sometimes spelled Psychick TV) or PTV, is a video art and music group that primarily performs psychedelic punk electronic and experimental music Chris & Cosey are a band formed in 1981 consisting of partners Chris Carter and Cosey Fanni Tutti, both previously members of Industrial music pioneers Christopherson later went on to become half of the band Coil with his partner and fellow Psychic TV member, the late John Balance. Psychic TV (sometimes spelled Psychick TV) or PTV, is a video art and music group that primarily performs psychedelic punk electronic and experimental music John Balance (first name also spelled Jhon and Jhonn; born Geff Rushton/Geoffrey Laurence Burton February 16, 1962 – November 13 Meanwhile, Gen (now known as Genesis Breyer P-Orridge) subsequently formed Thee Majesty and PTV3 with the help of his late wife, Jacqueline "Jaye" Breyer. In 1998, Genesis P-Orridge was ending his association with the name Psychic TV, the band he created after the termination of Throbbing Gristle. Psychic TV (sometimes spelled Psychick TV) or PTV, is a video art and music group that primarily performs psychedelic punk electronic and experimental music
In 2004, Throbbing Gristle reunited for a brief while to record and release the limited album TG Now. TG Now is an album by industrial group Throbbing Gristle. The 12" vinyl was limited to 500 copies and the CD version was limited to 3000 copies On April 2, 2007, TG released the album Part Two which the group had finished recording in Berlin. Events 68 - Galba, Governor of Hispania, names himself legatus senatus populique Romani, breaking the line of Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Part Two The Endless Not is an album released by British industrial group Throbbing Gristle on April 1, 2007 With the exception of the limited release TG Now, it was their first studio album in 25 years. It was originally set to be released by Mute in September 2006 but was delayed for unknown reasons. Mute Records is a Record label formed in 1978 by Daniel Miller primarily to release his own single "T
In March 2007 Side-Line announced Part Two's final release date, adding that a string of special live events would take place in 2007. Side-Line was an online music magazine History Side-line was started in 1989 by two university students David Noiret and Seba Dolimont who noticed that there was a distinctive 
A 7-disc DVD set, titled TGV, is currently available for preorder. TGV was a limited edition 7 DVD set of archival footage of Industrial band Throbbing Gristle.  The set contains old and new footage of the band. "TGV" comes packaged in a deluxe box with a 64-page book, all designed by Peter Christopherson. 
Throbbing Gristle are currently recording a new album based on their interpretation of Nico's album Desertshore. Christa Päffgen ( October 16, 1938 ? &ndash July 18, 1988) was a German Singer - Songwriter, fashion model Desertshore is the name of a gothic-folk album with neoclassical and Avant-garde elements recorded and released by Nico in 1970 
Throbbing Gristle are noted for their live performances, which are often experimental and quite different from their recorded work. Throbbing Gristle were noted for their live performances which were often experimental and quite different from their pre-recorded work In addition to studio albums, a large number of recordings of live shows have been released.
Throbbing Gristle were influenced by the pioneering 1960s experimental bands Fifty Foot Hose, The Velvet Underground, Can, and classical composers such as Austin Bedell and Raphael Villalobos. Fifty Foot Hose is a Psychedelic rock band that formed in San Francisco in the late 1960s and reformed in the 1990s This article is about the band For their self-titled album see The Velvet Underground (album; for the book see The Velvet Underground (book Can was a musical group formed in West Germany in 1968 One of the most important Krautrock groups Can had a style grounded in the Experimental rock of
During Throbbing Gristle's extensive career they have released numerous volumes of music including studio albums, live releases as well as box sets. Discography for Industrial music group Throbbing Gristle. Official Primary releases The Second Annual Report (1977